Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 Dialysis Prescription 1

From: Cardiac and vascular structure and function parameters do not improve with alternate nightly home hemodialysis: An interventional cohort study

Variable Baseline Nocturnal Haemodialysis
Frequency (sessions/week) 3: 9.5% 3: 4.8%
  3.5: 47.6% 3.5: 69.4%
  4: 39.7% 4: 24.2%
  5: 3.2% 5: 1.6%
Median (Interquartile Range) 3.5 (3-4) (3.5 (3.5-4)
Duration (Hours/Session) < 4: 6.3% 6-7.5: 9.7%
  4: 14.3% 8: 9.7%
  4.5: 12.7% 8.5: 14.5%
  5: 41.3% 9: 51.6%
  5-6: 25.3% 9-11: 14.5%
Median (Interquartile Range) 5 (3.5-5) 9 (7-10)
Membrane Type Surface Area (m 2 ) Polysulfone Polysulfone
  1.4: 1.6% 1.4: 16.1%
  1.7: 52.4% 1.7: 56.5%
  2.1: 46.0% 2.1 27.4%
Median (Interquartile Range) 1.7 (1.7-2.1) 1.7 (1.4-2.1)
Flux High: 95.2% High: 100%
Blood Flow Rate (mL/min) 200-230: 3.2% 200-230: 43.5%
  240-275: 27.0% 240-275: 53.2%
  280-325: 49.2% 280-325: 3.3%
  330-360: 20.6% 330-360:  
Median (Interquartile Range) 275 (250-350) 250 (200-275)
Dialysate Flow Rate (mL/min)    300: 20.6%
  500: 100% 500: 79.4%
Cannulation Technique Self Cannulating: 76.2% Self Cannulating: 76.2%
  Dual Needle (14/15 guage) Dual Needle (14/15 guage)
  AVF: 90.5% Buttonhole AVF: 93.7% Buttonhole
  AVG: 100% Rope Ladder AVG: 100% Rope Ladder
  1. NHD = Nocturnal hemodialysis